By Jay Johnson
With their depth looking thin at the cornerback position due to the injuries of Tre Herndon and D.J. Hayden, the Jacksonville Jaguars announced the promotion of rookie corner Quenton Meeks from their practice squad to their main roster. To make room for Meeks’ addition the team released wide receiver Rashad Greene.
Had the Jags not added Meeks Saturday, they would’ve had to enter Week 5’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs with just three cornerbacks in Jalen Ramsey, A.J. Bouye and Tyler Patmon. As most are aware, the Jags ruled Hayden OUT Wednesday with a toe injury and Herndon was added to the report on Friday with a hamstring injury. Now, all signs point to Herndon being inactive as a result, while Meeks could come in and play in his spot which has predominantly been on special teams.
As for Greene, he recently was added back on to the roster after being cut in the middle of September. Prior to that, he spent four seasons with the Jags, but was on and off the main roster due to injuries. While with the Jags, he managed to accumulate a career total of 24 receptions for 125 yards and two touchdowns as a receiver, and also added 39 punt returns for 432 yards and a touchdown alongside those...